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 Career Services

We offer a wide range of career planning services to help you develop a successful future:

Career counseling

Our professional career counselors are available by private appointment. We can provide assistance and advisement as you develop your job search and professional skills.

  • Resume critique and assistance
  • Cover letter assistance
  • Mock interviews
  • Job search assistance
  • Internship search assistance
  • Help choosing a major

Please call our main office at 508.999.8658 to schedule an appointment. 

Career events

We present a diverse array of career fairs and panels throughout the year, including:

  • Work 'n' Serve Job Fair
  • Business Career Night
  • Engineering & Technologies Job Fair
  • Allied Health & Nursing Career Fair
  • Federal Career Panel
  • Spring Career Expo

These events offer opportunities for you to meet employers; apply for professional positions, part-time jobs and internships; and even have an on-the-spot interview. For a list of upcoming events: News & Events.

On-campus recruiting    

We invite many recruiters to visit UMass Dartmouth and conduct on-campus interviews throughout the year.

Often these opportunities follow a career event or a job or internship posting on CareerLink.

Don't miss out on these opportunities:

  • attend as many events as you can
  • keep your resume updated on CareerLink
  • browse the postings on CareerLink regularly


We present periodic workshops and seminars throughout the year, including:

  • Resume workshops
  • Interview workshops
  • Etiquette workshops
  • Annual Washington Center information sessions

Many of these workshops can be arranged for classes or student groups upon request. Please contact the CDC at 508.999.8658 for further information.

Professional etiquette

Did you know that your manners, your image, your handshake—even the way you hold a fork—could cause you to win or lose a job opportunity or promotion? Developing your skills in professional etiquette is part of preparing for your successful future.

CDC staff members have been trained and certified in Collegiate Etiquette by DTN Productions International to provide training in all the areas of professional etiquette, including:

  • Business dining and entertainment
  • Verbal diplomacy
  • Handshakes
  • Professional visual image
  • Business card presentations
  • Tipping
  • Gender etiquette
  • Voice mail courtesies
  • Email/netiquette
  • Body language
  • Grooming, business accessories, and suitable attire       
  • Casual vs. formal introductions
  • Office behavior

Etiquette Dinners/Seminars

Custom etiquette dinners/seminars are available upon request. You will have fun—and the skills you gain will enable you to present yourself with confidence in the professional world.

Call us at 508.999.8658 to schedule an etiquette dinner for your department, office, or student group.